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Western Region Board of Directors

  • Clarity White, Chair
    Senior Human Resource Business Partner

    University of California, Berkeley Campus Shared Services
    1608 Fourth Street
    Berkeley, CA 94710

  • Brian Powell, Chair-elect
    Vice President, Chief HR Officer

    Chapman University
    One University Drive
    Orange, CA 92866

  • Brian J. Sagendorf, Past Chair
    Director of Human Resources

    Idaho State University
    921 South 8th Avenue, Stop 8107
    Pocatello, ID 83209

  • Theresa Elliot-Cheslek, National Board Representative (2020-23)
    Associate Vice President & CHRO

    Washington State University
    139 French Administration Building, PO Box 641014
    Pullman, WA 99164

  • Dr. Andrew Peña, At-Large Member (2019-2022)
    Executive Director, Human Resources

    El Paso Community College
    9050 Viscount Blvd
    El Paso, TX 79998

  • Cherie Keplinger, At-Large Member (2020-2023)
    Director of Organizational Development and Engagement

    Houston Community College
    1225 W Mitchell Street
    Arlington, TX 76019

  • Kenneth Nelson, At-Large Member (2020-2023)
    HR Director

    University of Colorado Boulder
    3100 Marine Street, 565 UCB
    Boulder, CO 80309

  • Kristen Taylor, At-Large Member (2020-2023)
    Director of Employee Relations

    Texas Christian University
    TCU Box 298200
    Fort Worth, TX 76129